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Ink Market Trends: Part 2

Along with the specialty-ink evolution, it’s interesting to see how the advances or applications of other technologies have helped screen-printing industry veterans get where they are today. 

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Innovation Sparks Screen-Printing Success

As an apparel decorator, I consider it my mission to deliver products to customers at prices they are happy to pay, all to meet my profit goals. 

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The Secret to a Smooth Surface

A mat-down screen helps to create a finished product with a soft-hand feel

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Ink Market Trends: Part 1

When it comes to screen printing — specifically inks — I am often asked, “What’s new?” or “What’s trending?” My initial thoughts are, “What has been forgotten?” or “What hasn’t the customer seen?”

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To Push or Pull? That is the Question.

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The Perfect Coating

The consumer and retailers of today’s market have driven the textile embellishment industry to research and develop new technologies to meet demands. Those demands include more environmentally friendly inks and prints with a softer hand than that which traditional plastisol inks can provide.

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A Winning Workflow Formula

Ensuring optimal workflow is an important aspect of profitability for your decorated apparel business. Unfortunately, problems inevitably will arise.

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The Evolution of White Inks

Throughout the decades, we have witnessed a tremendous transition in the white inks that we use every day. Basic inks have evolved, from plastisol and water-based, to the current non-PVC products on the market. Some market trends also have changed white textile screen-printing inks to bring us to where things currently stand.

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Fabric Bleeding Demystified

A look at why some ink colors don't come out as planned.

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Improving Workflow

Pretend for a moment that all the tasks needed to complete an order are nestled adjacent to a train track that circulates throughout your shop.

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